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Remote Patient Monitoring Market To Double By 2016 -- InformationWeek

Remote Patient Monitoring Market To Double By 2016 -- InformationWeek | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Tight budgets and emergency room overcrowding will contribute to the uptick in remote and wireless patient monitoring systems to track vital signs. By 2016, the U.S. market will top $20 billion, new research says.
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Low-cost cell phone device fights anemia

Low-cost cell phone device fights anemia | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Research news from leading universities...JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — A low-cost device that connects to cell phones may help save hundreds of thousands of anemic mothers and children who die each year in developing countries.
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the wonderful possibilities of m-health #infographic - enterprising business blog

the wonderful possibilities of m-health #infographic - enterprising business blog | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Everyone cares about healthcare because one day or another we all need it. Where does mobile technology intersect with your medical detections and treatment programs? We created this infographic to give you a preview of what's to come.
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Video games can be good for your health | Neuroscience Research Australia

Video games can be good for your health | Neuroscience Research Australia | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Neuroscience Research Australia is a medical and neuroscience research institute with a focus on the brain and nervous system.
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Social Media, Technology News, Gaming and Gadget Reviews, Viral Web Videos - Microsoft Shows Medical Proof of Concept Illustrating How Intelligent Systems Can Streamline Patie...

Social Media, Technology News, Gaming and Gadget Reviews, Viral Web Videos - Microsoft Shows Medical Proof of Concept Illustrating How Intelligent Systems Can Streamline Patie... | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
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Mobile Health Developer Azumio Acquires SkyHealth, Makers Of Top-Ranked Fitness App

Mobile Health Developer Azumio Acquires SkyHealth, Makers Of Top-Ranked Fitness App | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

The popularity of health and medical apps has begun to explode, and the amount of health data along with it, much of it thanks to those increasingly wearable and user-friendly gizmos that use smart sensors to capture and transmit all shades of biometric data. Smartphones now tap into these health devices,

 

You may not be familiar with them by name, but Azumio is one of a number of young startups tapping into this hot trend, leveraging smart mobile technology to get us making better and more informed health decisions.


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The iRobot Doc Will See You Now: Roomba Maker Enters the ER

The iRobot Doc Will See You Now: Roomba Maker Enters the ER | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Some of us complain their doctors are too stiff, lack warmth and are too robotic. But calling such doctors “robots” may be a disservice to RP-Vita — the latest telepresence, healthcare bot from InTouch Health and iRobot.

 

RP-VITA (Remote Presence Virtual + Independent Telemedicine Assistant), unveiled this week at the Clinical Innovations Forum in Santa Barbara, is a remote-controlled telepresence robot that combines InTouch’s “telemedicine” technology and the autonomous navigation innovations introduced in iRobots’ AVA robot at CES in 2011.

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The big question is will patients 'like' this approach and where and how is the technology best utilised?
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'Age Is Just a Number' -- Does It Hold True for EHR Adoption?

'Age Is Just a Number' -- Does It Hold True for EHR Adoption? | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Older physicians are lagging behind in electronic health record adoption.
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Health Tools & Apps - Bupa

Health Tools & Apps - Bupa | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

Our suite of personal health tools, calculators and apps can help you assess your health. Use the interactive track and manage capabilities to help you plan positive changes that could to improve your health.

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The RP-VITA By iRobot Will See You Now

The RP-VITA By iRobot Will See You Now | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
iRobot is trying to improve patient care with a new telepresence robot. This may be the first true bot doc, but could it really provide a "better than being there experience"? iRobot CEO Colin Angle explains why it just might.
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Telehealth trial declared a success

Telehealth trial declared a success | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Telehealth trial declared a success...A six-month trial implementation of telehealth at the Royal Children's Hospital  in Melbourne has been declared a success, with more than 150 patients seen and  countless hours saved for families and clinicians.

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/government-it/telehealth-trial-declared-a-success-20120724-22lu6.html#ixzz21WlBBFp8
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Web a hard read for disabled

THE private sector has been urged to make its digital assets more accessible to elderly Australians or people with disabilities as federal agencies and departments rush to meet new web accessibility guidelines.
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Older adults who meditate feel less lonely

Older adults who meditate feel less lonely | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

CARNEGIE MELLON (US) — A new study offers the first evidence that mindfulness meditation reduces loneliness in older adults, and may lower their risk of inflammatory diseases

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iPad Can Aid Doctors in Evaluating Spinal Images: Study - Health Care IT - News & Reviews

The Apple iPad is capable of allowing physicians to review Magnetic Resonance images of spinal emergencies, according to a study in the August issue of the journal Academic Radiology.
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FDA: mHealth pending guidelines not just about 'cool' apps | Government Health IT

"It's not just about cool software or making something useful,"

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Nvidia pushes new standard for wireless streaming

Nvidia pushes new standard for wireless streaming | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Company announces certification for a Wi-Fi protocol that promises to cut more cords. Read this blog post by Jessica Dolcourt on Mobile.
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Electronic Health Records Become Mainstream

Electronic Health Records Become Mainstream | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
A large part of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is aimed at making patients’ health records more accessible between multiple physicians, as well as between doctors and their patients. Part of this initiative has been to implement the use of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.

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The 'chemputer' that could print out any drug

The 'chemputer' that could print out any drug | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
When Lee Cronin learned about the concept of 3D printers, he had a brilliant idea of his own: why not turn such a device into a universal chemistry set that could make its own drugs?

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Diagnosis Promising For mHealth

Diagnosis Promising For mHealth | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
mHealth is an emerging trend in technology. It stands for 'mobile healthcare' and means utilizing smartphones and medical mobile devices to help diagnose and monitor health conditions.

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New Telehealth Robot Allows Virtual Meetings With Doctors, Patients

Robot manufacturer iRobot has unveiled RP-VITA, a telehealth robot that lets doctors interact with patients virtually and take real-time measurements. The robot also can connect with electronic health record systems and diagnostic devices.
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PLoS ONE: Quantifying Age-Related Differences in Information Processing Behaviors When Viewing Prescription Drug Labels

PLoS ONE: Quantifying Age-Related Differences in Information Processing Behaviors When Viewing Prescription Drug Labels | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
Successful drug interventions require the production of a safe and effective product, accurate prescribing, correct compounding and dispensing, and finally, patient compliance and adherence. Failure at any stage in the system has the potential to result in an adverse drug event (ADE), defined as “injury due to medication [1]." Adverse events in health care are increasingly recognized as an important problem, because of both health ramifications and cost [2], [3].
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5 ways telemedicine is driving down healthcare costs | Healthcare IT News

5 ways telemedicine is driving down healthcare costs | Healthcare IT News | Australian e-health | Scoop.it

Telemedicine and mHealth have the potential to help the healthcare  system meet the Institute of Healthcare Improvement's triple aim to  simultaneously increase the quality of care, improve the health of  populations and reduce the per capita cost of care.

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New e-health system ignores available data

New e-health system ignores available data | Australian e-health | Scoop.it
DESIGNERS of Australia's electronic health system are more intent on capturing data than using existing information to improve patient care.
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